New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | September 19, 2019

Local News

Candidate for Colonial Soil and Conservation District (New Kent): Stanislaw Grzeda

By Community Member | September 18, 2019 12:42 am

Editor’s Note: Attempts were made by the Chronicle to interview Stanislaw Grzeda, but no return time or day was responded as of this publication.

Candidate for Charles City Treasurer: LaWanda Christian

By Community Member | September 18, 2019 12:41 am
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Experience: Current treasurer at Little Elam Baptist Church, accounting degree, jobs in state finance, responsible for financial obligations of self-owned business. Reason for running: “I feel like the community needs to be educated financially. I want to implement new policies and programs, make and help citizens with their taxes, and I want them to know where their taxpayer money is going.” Why people should vote for you: “I feel like I’m the right candidate. I’m qualified, dedicated, self-driven, and passionate about giving back to the community.”

Candidate for New Kent County Treasurer: Larry Clark

By Community Member | September 18, 2019 12:40 am
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Experience: Thirty-two years as a CPA, interim treasurer in other jurisdictions, knowledgeable of position and contributions due to past experience serving in the role. Reason for running: “I have a strong conviction that I can make a difference. I can give back to the community and will continue to hear their concerns. I look forward to serving and will serve the citizens of the county.” Why people should vote for you: “The treasurer has a lot of responsibility. I am a person with the experience, familiarity, and I will be able to make a positive contribution on day one to…
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Candidate for Charles City Treasurer: Mindy Bradby

By Community Member | September 18, 2019 12:39 am
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Experience: Seventeen years in Charles City’s Treasurer’s office including the last eight as county treasurer. Reason for running: “I love to serve my community. I enjoy being able to help different citizens and working with each and every one of them each day.” Why people should vote for you: “I have shown my honesty and ability to handle the role. I hope to continue to work with the community by showing them and improving my accountability.”

Candidate for New Kent County Treasurer: Charles Evelyn

By Community Member | September 18, 2019 12:38 am
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Experience: Finance degree from Longwood University, served as treasurer of the Colonial Soil Conservation District for eight years, manages small business for more than 20 years. Reason for running: “I have been in public service for 12 years and I want to continue to do so. I feel that I have the experience and skill set to serve in this position.” Why people should vote for you: “I am a very genuine person. I have management experience and I want to upgrade the department. I want to look into online billing and will work with people in the community to…
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Candidate for Charles City Commissioner of the Revenue: Deborah Fuhrman

By Community Member | September 18, 2019 12:37 am
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Experience: Experience 40 years customer service many platforms in commissioner’s revenue, works for county in public works office. Reason for running: At a point where I can give it my full dedication (unlike in 2015). More focused, more time, and more resources to get out there to talk to people. Why people should vote for you: We desperately need change in Charles City and its coming out of their tax pockets. We need to have other alternatives in income and want to work with BOS, all heads of government to bring ways without flooding the county and keeping it rural…
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Candidate for New Kent Commonwealth’s Attorney: Scott Renick

By Community Member | September 18, 2019 12:36 am
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Experience: Thirty years of practicing in law, office in New Kent for 22 years, worked with common people including time working as a court-appointed attorney. Reason for running: “I felt like this was the right time. With [current Commonwealth’s Attorney] Linwood Gregory retiring, I felt like that I have the right skill set to fulfill the duties and position.” Why people should vote for you: “I have a good strong base in the community. I have worked with New Kent Sheriff’s Office and will work with them in the future. I want to bring different ideas and implement them into…
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Candidate for Charles City Commissioner of the Revenue: Denise Burrell Smith

By Community Member | September 18, 2019 12:35 am
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Experience: Worked in the Commissioner of the Revenue’s office since 1980, served on computer user advancement steering committee for software to assist smaller localities as well as larger localities in duties of Commissioner’s office. Reason for running: “I continue to serve the people. I want to move forward with progress in Charles City and also assistance with the status it has attained.” Why people should vote for you: “I’m dedicated as a public servant. I have the experience and leadership. I’m here for the community and for the people.

Candidate for New Kent Commonwealth’s Attorney: Todd DuVal

By Community Member | September 18, 2019 12:34 am
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Experience: Twenty-eight years of law experience, founder of McDonald, Sutton, and DuVal, criminal work for 10 years, Appellate and Virginia Supreme court experience, published legal opinions in periodicals. Reason for running: “I was primarily encouraged to do so by fellow members of the Bar [Legal System]. I felt suited for the position and a lot of people have faith in me and they wanted me to run. Why people should vote for you: “My experience, demeanor, honesty, and knowledge of the law are traits that will assist with keeping this community safe.”

Candidate for Charles City Commonwealth’s Attorney: Wayne Orrell

By Community Member | September 18, 2019 12:33 am
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Experience: Twenty years in criminal defense, worked in legislative office on criminal justice matters, involved with youth in the community for 20 years. Reason for running: “Charles City needs to have a prosecutor who understands both sides. I understand both sides and that is a question the community should answer when it comes to understanding both sides of the law.” Why people should vote for you: “I will represent everybody equally. The criminal justice reform is not just about the Commonwelath of Virginia. We haven’t had that and we need it.”

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